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Lithgow Community Health Facility

Lithgow CHF Contact Information
Street Address Lithgow Hospital
Col Drew Drive, Lithgow
Telephone (02) 6350 2750
Appointments 1800 222 608
Central Referral Service
Facsimile (02) 6350 2757 
Postal Address  Col Drew Drive, Lithgow
Hours of Service Monday to Friday,
8.30am to 5pm
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Outline of Lithgow Community Health Service

Lithgow Community Health Centre provides a range of services in the Lithgow area to children, young people, adults and older people. Services range from health promotion, prevention and early detection to assessment, treatment and continuing care. Community Health staff work in partnership with schools, GPs, hospitals, non-government agencies and other organisations to provide care at the Community Health Centre, in people’s homes or in other venues, such as Early Childhood (Baby Health) Centres.

Services we Provide

Services for Children, Young People, Families and Adults:

  • Child and Family Health Nursing including home visiting for all new parents, Early Childhood Health clinics, support with infant feeding and parenting, developmental screening and parenting groups
  • Playgym
  • Counselling services for children, families and adults
  • Hearing testing
  • Women’s Health

Services for people with chronic and complex health conditions:

  • Community Nursing including wound care, palliative care, continence, support for people with chronic health conditions and liaison with General Practitioners

Health Consumers best Served by this Community Health Facility

People with chronic and complex health conditions living in the Blue Mountains and Lithgow local government areas

Appointment Requirements

Contact Central Referral Service on 1800 013 101 (for people with chronic and complex health conditions) and 1800 222 608 (for services for children, young people and families)

Referral Requirements

No referral is required

Geographical Area Served

Greater Lithgow and Blue Mountains Local Government Areas

Eligibility

Clients must live, work or attend school in the Greater Lithgow or Blue Mountains local government areas

Eligibility Age Range

For Counselling and Child and Family Health Nursing services – no age restrictions

For Playgym, children must be aged between 2 and 5 years

Transport

Accessible by train and bus. Parking available.

Disability Facilities

Level access, parking

Related Services

Lithgow Community Health Centre provides outreach services to:

  • Portland Community Health Centre
  • Wallerawang Community Health Centre

Other services located at Lithgow Community Health Centre:

  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Methadone
  • Oral Health

 

Smoke Free Policy

All our hospitals and health campuses are smoke free. Smoking anywhere on the grounds may result in a $300 fine.

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